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The 98044 is a high-quality compression lug designed for reliable electrical connections. With a conductor size of 8, 2 holes for secure fastening with #10 bolts, and a standard barrel featuring a sight window for easy inspection, this tin-plated lug ensures efficient and durable performance. The red color code enhances identification, making it a trusted choice for electrical applications.

Product Overview

The 98044 Compression Lug is a robust solution for electrical connections, boasting a conductor size of 8 and accommodating #10 bolts through its 2 holes, providing a secure and stable fit. The lug's standard barrel construction, coupled with a convenient sight window, ensures both reliability and ease of inspection. Its 5/8in hole spacing and red color code further contribute to efficient installation and identification, making it an ideal choice for a wide range of electrical projects.


  • Material: Seamless Electro-Tin Plated Copper
  • Color: Red
  • Overall Length: 1.945 Inch
  • Barrel Length: 0.5 Inch
  • Conductor Material: Copper
  • Voltage Rating: 35 kV
  • Conductor Size: 8 AWG
  • Stud Size: #10
  • Die Index: I-21
  • Pad Size: 1.25 Inch L X 0.374 Inch W X 0.093 Inch Thk
  • Pad Holes: 2
  • Pad Hole Spacing: 5/8 Inch
  • Barrel Type: Standard
  • ID/OD: 0.179 Inch ID X 0.272 Inch OD
  • Barrel Entry: Chamfered
  • Temperature Rating: 90 Deg C

Uses and Cases 

  • Industrial Wiring: This lug is ideal for industrial wiring applications where secure connections are crucial. Its 2-hole design and #10 bolt size ensure a robust and stable connection for 8 AWG conductors.
  • Power Distribution Panels: The lug is well-suited for use in power distribution panels, providing a reliable and efficient means of connecting 8 AWG conductors in a secure manner.
  • Electrical Panels and Cabinets: Whether in residential or commercial settings, this lug can be employed in electrical panels and cabinets for connecting wires effectively, thanks to its standardized barrel and sight window for easy inspection.
  • Renewable Energy Systems: In solar or wind energy installations, the lug's tin-plated copper construction and UL approvals make it a dependable choice for connecting conductors, ensuring the integrity of the electrical connections.
  • Utility and Utility Substations: With a high voltage rating of 35 kV and UL certifications, this lug is suitable for utility applications and utility substations where reliability and compliance with safety standards are paramount.
  • Telecommunication Installations: The lug can find application in telecommunication installations where secure and durable connections are essential for maintaining signal integrity.
  • Electrical Maintenance and Repairs: Whether during routine maintenance or repairs, the 98044 lug can be used to replace or establish connections, offering a dependable solution in various electrical systems.

Item Features 

  • Seamless Electro-Tin Plated Copper: Ensures conductivity and corrosion resistance.
  • Red Color Code: Facilitates easy identification in electrical systems.
  • 1.945 Inch Overall Length: Provides ample space for secure connections.
  • 0.5 Inch Barrel Length: Offers a standardized length for consistent installations.
  • 35 kV Voltage Rating: Suitable for high-voltage applications, ensuring reliability.
  • 8 AWG Conductor Size: Accommodates a range of conductor sizes for versatility.
  • #10 Stud Size: Compatible with standard #10 bolts for secure fastening.
  • I-21 Die Index: Specifies die requirements for proper crimping.
  • 1.25 Inch L X 0.374 Inch W X 0.093 Inch Thk Pad Size: Offers a well-defined area for conductor termination.
  • 2 Pad Hole(S); 5/8 Inch Pad Hole Spacing: Allows flexibility in mounting configurations.
  • Standard Barrel Type: Ensures compatibility with various connectors and tools.
  • Size 0.179 Inch ID X 0.272 Inch OD: Specifies internal and external dimensions for accurate fitting.
  • Barrel Type Chamfered Entry: Facilitates smooth conductor insertion during installation.
  • Temperature Rating 90 Deg C: Suitable for applications with moderate temperature requirements.